How orbiting satellite electronics are becoming more than the sum of their parts

THE MIL & AERO VIDEO BLOG, 19 July 2011. A new spacecraft-design approach is on the horizon called fractionated satellite technology, which rather than placing sensors, data processing, and other subsystems on one monolithic spacecraft, would orbit satellite subsystems separately and link them wirelessly -- kind of like a wireless computer network orbiting in space, as John Keller reports this week in the Mil & Aero Video Blog.

THE MIL & AERO VIDEO BLOG, 19 July 2011. A new spacecraft-design approach is on the horizon called fractionated satellite technology, which rather than placing sensors, data processing, and other subsystems on one monolithic spacecraft, would orbit satellite subsystems separately and link them wirelessly -- kind of like a wireless computer network orbiting in space, as John Keller reports this week in the Mil & Aero Video Blog.

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